Saturday, February 13, 2010

Fasting Buddhist monks hospitalised, News - Nation - Kolkata Mirror,Kolkata Mirror

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    • Saints demand total Buddhist control over management of the Mahabodhi temple
    • Bodh Gaya
    • Three monks on an indefinite fast here since January one to press for ensuring total Buddhist control over management of the Mahabodhi temple, were hospitalised following deterioration in their condition yesterday even as Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is holding discourses at a week-long festival here.
    • Official sources said today the monks were shifted to the Anugrah Narain Magadh Medical College hospital in Gaya for treatment as their condition detriorated 'alarmingly'.
      “The condition of the fasting monks is stable”, hospital sources said, adding they were on medicine and saline and authorities have not not made any decision for their forced feeding.
      The monks are Bhadani Kashyap, Bhadant Buddha Sharan and Bhadani Gyan Ratna.

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